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Questar : Axial port astrophotography

May 9, 2021 // 0 Comments

The Questar Standard 3.5″ telescope is probably the finest production telescope of its size in the, um, cosmos. Old and new units are equally prized by owners the world [...]

Meade ETX-60 Accessories

December 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayInterns picked up a Meade ETX-60 telescope this past Summer and have been playing with it ever since. The little scope is pretty capable for what it is—a great [...]

Celestron NexImage 10 : FirstLook

April 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

NOTE:  Because of the COVID-19 crisis Celestron is extending their “Stay Home & Explore campaign” promo to April 30, 2020. Check it out here! Quite a few [...]

Starry Starry Night: DIY Constellations

December 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

There are few sights more magical than a starry night. Unfortunately for those who live in cities, such a sight—even without cloud cover to obscure the view—is [...]

Questar Custom Air Case: FirstLook

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

A sturdy case is a must-have for portable telescopes (like the ETX90 or the  Meade 2045) because anything can happen “out there.” Most OEMs supply a hard case [...]

First Man On The Moon

July 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

July 20, 1969: the day the first human stepped on the surface of the Moon. The RainyDay Interns were stunned to learn that some of us remembered seeing it live on tv (along [...]

Questar : Solar Eclipse 2017

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Of all the telescopes in our RainyDayScience collection, the 3.5″ Questar is our favorite for a variety of reasons: amazingly sharp optics, quick to setup, and [...]
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